Iowa State Adds Cuban Junior World Silver Medalist Yonger Bastida
Nov 30, 2020
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head coach Kevin Dresser announced today the addition of Junior World Silver Medalist, Yonger Bastida, to the Iowa State Wrestling program. Bastida comes to Ames by way of Trinidad, Cuba. He projects to wrestle at 197 or heavyweight for the Cyclones and will be eligible this season.
Casey Swiderski's Stock Skyrockets Prior To Iowa State Commitment
Nov 20, 2020
What a position Casey Swiderski was in.
Super 32 Champ Manny Rojas Commits To Iowa State
Nov 19, 2020
The Brent Metcalf Michigan to Iowa State pipeline is paying dividends as the Cyclones picked up another big time recruit Wednesday evening.
What Canceled Ivy League Mean For NCAA Wrestling
Nov 17, 2020
Last week's announcement that the Ivy League is canceling winter sports is, first of all, sad, but after the emotional smoke has cleared, that announcement also changes the landscape of college wrestling for the 2020-2021 season. According to our rankings in May, Cornell was the #2 team in the country, and Princeton was #14. The Ivy League combined to represent over 10% of the total available team points at NCAAs. So what happens to those points, and who wins the most?
6 Interesting Questions That This Weekend's 74kg Bracket Could Answer
Oct 7, 2020
Deakin is a beast. He’s one of those guys who looks huge for every single weight that he competes in. The fact that he has a junior world silver medal at 66kg is beyond comprehension, and it is needless to say that he was enormous for that weight class. When he made the jump to 157lbs in college I thought that he might be giving up some size, and that was definitely not the case. Making 74kg probably won’t be a problem, but I'm curious to see if he continues the trend of always being the biggest guy at the weight.
Cyclones, Hawkeyes & More With Iowa State Assistant Derek St. John
Sep 17, 2020
A four-time All-American and one of the most decorated wrestlers in Iowa history, Derek St. John has found a home coaching within the Iowa State wrestling program, but his journey isn’t as clear-cut as just traveling west on Interstate 80.